Muslims and the Real â€™Going Backâ€™
Nazir Khaja | Arab News
Every Muslim talks about the Golden Age of Islam, and is nostalgic about it. Rightly so. In terms of science, medical progress, scientific achievements, and philosophical, religious inquiries, Islam and Muslim societies were recognized as the gateway to knowledge. While Muslims derive great satisfaction in recounting the past glory of Islam, no one is interested in answering the questions as to how these things ended. There must be a reason for this. Why Islam suddenly went into a deep freeze intellectually speaking? The process of going from religious commitment to religious confusion begs understanding and inquiry, especially by Muslims themselves.
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